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www.ponsonbyphysio.co.nz

45 Mackelvie Street, Ponsonby, Auckland

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Ms Laura  Quinn

Ms Laura Quinn

Physiotherapist

Laura has spent the last 16 years polishing her skills as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist working in private practice settings within New Zealand, Australia and the UK. During this time, she has developed special interests in spinal and pelvic dysfunction, biomechanical imbalances, and sporting injuries. Laura feels taking time for a thorough assessment is important for an accurate diagnosis. She then uses a holistic treatment approach including a variety of treatment modalities – breathing retraining, body awareness, core and postural strengthening through pilates rehabilitation, acupuncture & dry needling, and manual therapy techniques. Laura is a qualified PINC cancer rehabilitation therapist and this is a part of her job that she is extremely passionate about. Hobbies & Interests: Travel, outdoor adventures, photography, the beach & summer, keeping fit with running, yoga, paddle boarding & swimming, nature, and socialising with family and friends. More recently becoming a mum to Arthur and Reggie. Further Qualifications: Post Graduate Papers in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Breathing Mechanics) 2017; APPI Pilates Level 1, 2 & 3 (Qualified 2016) and AACP Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling (2013), PINC Cancer Rehabilitation Therapist (2017). Completing APPI Reformer PIlates Level 1, 2 and 3 Qualifications. View details »

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Mr Max Jackson

Mr Max Jackson

Physiotherapist

Max graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Physiotherapy. Graduating from Salford University in England, Max gained a wealth of experience working in hospitals and private clinics in the UK before moving to New Zealand and joining Ponsonby Physio in early 2017. Max treats a diverse range of patients, conditions and injuries – from musculoskeletal and sports injuries, to pre-and post-operative orthopaedic surgeries, fractures, chronic pain, muscle imbalance, occupational injuries and more. Max is a highly experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist who utilises a wide range of physiotherapy treatments to help his patients on their road to recovery. With a passion for exercise therapy and Strength and Conditioning, Max can design and implement exercise programmes to help rehabilitate and improve the performance of his patients. He is qualified in performing Functional Movement Screens which allow him to assess his client's movement and use the screen results to guide his decisions for corrective exercise programming and design. Further Qualifications: AACP Foundation Acupuncture & Dry Needling, APPI level 1 Pilates, Mulligan's Manual Therapy level 1, ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning, McKenzie Institute – The Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy, Pinc & Steel - Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapist Certification, Functional Movement Systems – Functional Movement View details »

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Mrs Toni Strong

Mrs Toni Strong

Physiotherapist

Having experience as an elite athlete herself (Toni represented NZ in cycling in the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games), Toni has a great empathy for the injured athlete as well as the everyday pains and strains she sees. Since her graduation in 1997 she has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine from Otago University, the PAANZ Introductory Acupuncture course as well as completing Level 1, 2 and Pre and post-natal APPI Pilates courses, all which help her to provide up to date treatment to ensure your recovery is as quick as possible. Toni has a keen interest in Sports Biomechanics, particularly in cycling and running, and will combine an understanding of the biomechanics affecting your injury in combination with manual therapy and muscle balance to improve your general wellbeing. She is also certified as a Pinc Cancer Rehabilitation physiotherapist. Toni understands effective communication with your GP and/or specialist can be key to analysing and treating your problem. Toni has a special interest in cycling injuries, bike set-ups/technique and coaching tips. As well as running injuries and helping to prevent injuries through biomechanical assessments and running technique. Further Qualifications: Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine, Trish Wisbey-Roth Bike & Running Assessment, Athlete Life Coaching and courses in Strength and Conditioning. Pinc Cancer Rehabilitation Therapist, APPI Pilates Mat Work Level 1&2, Pre and Post-Natal. PAANZ Introductory Dry Needling & Acupuncture. View details »

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